• North Korea. 2009
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A games stall near to the Yangtze River. Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River. Its trade has been inextricably linked with the Yangtze river for centuries. The Yangtze River is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China’s longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A vendor selling drinks in the shopping district of Wangfujing, a popular place for spectators, tourists and athletes to visit during the Olympic Games. 2008.
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A woman sells squid from her small stall Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008.
  • CHINA. A man selling toys during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008.
  • North Korea. 2009
  • CHINA.Wuzhen. A street trader in Wuzhen. The town of Wuzhen is located in the center of the six ancient towns south of Yangtze River, 10 miles north of the city of Tongxiang, Wuzhen displays a two-thousand-year history in its ancient stone bridges, stone pathways between the mottled walls and its delicate wood carvings all lying above a network of canals and small lakes. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A vendor selling drinks in the shopping district of Wangfujing, a popular place for spectators, tourists and athletes to visit during the Olympic Games. 2008
  • CHINA. A man selling toys during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A games stall near to the Yangtze River. Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River. Its trade has been inextricably linked with the Yangtze river for centuries. The Yangtze River is reported to be at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. It is China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
  • A seller in the Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City.<br />
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  • CHINA. Sichuan Province. Chongqing. A food seller carrying his goods to the Yangtze River which is at its lowest level in 150 years as a result of a country-wide drought. Chongqing is a city of over 3,000,000 people, famed for being the capital of China between 1938 and 1946 during World War II. It is situated on the banks of the Yangtze river, China's longest river and the third longest in the world. Originating in Tibet, the river flows for 3,964 miles (6,380km) through central China into the East China Sea at Shanghai.  2008.
  • A street seller with his cart walks past a polluted drainage channel in central Jakarta. The city’s flood defence system, built by the Dutch during their colonial period has deteriorated and is now clogged with refuse which is discarded into these water channels.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A street-seller, trying to sell photographs to passing tourists, takes a rest. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A street-seller, trying to sell photographs to passing tourists, takes a rest. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
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